Pulaski, TN Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 7,871. Estimated population in 2021: 7,917 (+0.6% change)
Males: 3,556 (45.2%), Females: 4,315 (54.8%)

Giles County

Zip code: 38478

Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $27,459
Median house value: $70,100

Races in Pulaski:

  • White Non-Hispanic (69.8%)
  • Black (27.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (19.4%), English (7.2%), Irish (6.2%), German (4.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%), Subsaharan African (1.5%).

Elevation: 709 feet

Land area: 6.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pulaski

  • High school or higher: 68.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pulaski city

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 13.7%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -206 (-2.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Pulaski:

  • HILLSIDE HOSPITAL (1265 E COLLEGE ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Pulaski:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pulaski:

  • HUNTSVILLE INTL-CARL T JONES FIELD (about 43 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: HSV)
  • NORTHWEST ALABAMA RGNL (about 51 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Abbreviation: MSL)
  • SMYRNA (about 66 miles; SMYRNA, TN; Abbreviation: MQY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pulaski:

  • ABERNATHY FIELD (about 4 miles; PULASKI, TN; Abbreviation: GZS)
  • LAWRENCEBURG-LAWRENCE COUNTY (about 16 miles; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Abbreviation: 2M2)
  • ARDMORE (about 19 miles; ARDMORE, AL; Abbreviation: 1M3)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Pulaski:

  • MARTIN METHODIST COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 472; Location: 433 W MADISON ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.martinmethodist.edu)
  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGY CENTER AT PULASKI (Full-time enrollment: 245; Location: 1233 E COLLEGE ST; Public; Website: www.pulaski.tec.tn.us)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pulaski:

  • COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; COLUMBIA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,784)
  • JOHN C CALHOUN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; DECATUR, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,547)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (about 42 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,795)
  • ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; NORMAL, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,886)
  • NORTHWEST SHOALS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MUSCLE SHOALS (about 51 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,669)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA (about 52 miles; FLORENCE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,770)
  • MOTLOW STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,256)

Schools

Public high school in Pulaski:

  • GILES COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 908; Location: 200 SHEILA FROST DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Pulaski:

  • HIGHLAND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 103; Location: 1827 MILL STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Pulaski:

  • PULASKI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 474; Location: 606 CEDAR LA; Grades: KG – 02)
  • SOUTHSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 445; Location: 707 SOUTH CEDAR LA; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • BRIDGEFORTH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 439; Location: 1051 BRIDGEFORTH CR; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Pulaski:

  • GILES COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $162,246; Location: 122 SOUTH SECOND STREET; 41,162 books; 1,136 audio materials; 568 video materials; 83 serial subscriptions)

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